My profile

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Wendler Interlining, Hong Kong

11/2013 – 2/2014
Change Management Consultant
Project focused on streamlining of business operations.

Acision (previously part of LogicaCMG, Logica), Prague, Czech Republic

9/2011 – 3/2012
Vice President R&D
Head of Prague R&D centre, ~140 engineers. Overall responsibility for operations of product R&D teams, project execution and supporting functions, budget ownership (~$10 million).
Focused on efficiency and streamlining of the business, while keeping high quality standards.

2/2011 – 8/2011
Projects Director
Leading Project Office in Prague, overall responsibility for all R&D projects (PRINCE2 based) within the location and for global Project Support function.
Regular cross-department interaction (e.g. Product Management, Operations, R&D departments). Negotiation with external suppliers, outsourcing management.


11/2004 – 1/2011
Engineering Director
Mobile Data R&D Prague department, ~90 engineers. Managing teams responsible for product development, verification, integration and support. Introduction of Agile methodologies.
Execution of several international R&D transfer projects (Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK, India).
Acision CZ representative in COMET Consortium, research project funded by European Commission.

7/2001 – 10/2004
Software Engineer --> Team Leader --> Project Manager
Various positions in R&D Department. Working in multi-national environment on development of cutting edge telecom products used by mobile operators worldwide.
Participation in several cross-site product transfers and implementation of ISO 9001/TickIT Quality System.



EDUCATION & CERTIFICATES

2011 PRINCE2 Practitioner
2007 – 2009
 University of New York in Prague – MBA, Management
1994 – 2000 University of Carolina, Prague – Master’s degree (Mgr.) at Faculty of Mathematics and Physics – teaching of Informatics and Mathematics


LANGUAGES

Czech – mother tongue
English – fluent
Spanish, German, Russian – basics